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China Z-10 Attack Helicopter Training With Air-To-Air Missiles

A Chinese-developed attack helicopter has successfully fired air-to-air missiles for the first time, state media said Monday, in another apparent advance for the domestic arms industry. The firing took place last week during drills off the coast of the southern province of Guangdong that were the biggest test yet for the army’s aviation wing, the Xinhua News Agency reported. Z-10 ...

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Chinese Company Builds Massive Capacity 1,750 MW Nuclear Generator

Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co. Ltd (DFEM), a major Chinese power generating equipment manufacturer, has completed construction of a 1,750 MW nuclear generator and started transporting it to a nuclear power plant in south China on Saturday.The 1,750 MW generator currently has the biggest per-unit installed capacity among the nuclear generators in the world, according to the DFEM,which is based in ...

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An Update On China’s Domestic Military Aviation Projects

Over the past 5 years, we can see the dramatic improvement in the hardware of Chinese navy from all of the really nice new ships that have come out. As naval fleet has improved, it’s always been a wonder if the same advances can be found in aviation projects.So far, we’ve seen both real success stories and areas where things ...

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China’s C4ISR Revolution is Coming

China’s military modernization has given rise to an enormous Western literature dissecting its scope and progress. Despite this boom, many analysts have paid relatively little attention to recent advances in the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) command, control, communication, computer, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities. The PLA’s growing complement of manned and unmanned aircraft, reconnaissance satellites, and sophisticated ground-based infrastructure ...

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